Dr. Marlene Kanga has been appointed as a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia


Marlene KangaDr. Marlene Kanga has been appointed as a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia as part of the Queen’s Birthday celebrations. Dr. Kanga was included in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for “her significant service to engineering, particularly through leadership roles in professional organisations, and as a role model”.

Dr. Kanga is the Australian national representative to the World Federation to Engineering Organizations and a member of the WFEO Executive Council. She also supports WFEO as deputy chair of the committee on Capacity Building for Natural Disaster Risk Management group.

Membership of the order of AustraliaThe Order of Australia is the pre-eminent way Australians recognise the achievements and service of their fellow citizens. The Member of the Order of Australia is awarded for service in a particular locality or field of activity or to a particular group.

In addition to this honour, Dr. Kanga was also recently awarded the 2014 Engineer of the Year award by the Federation of Engineering Institutions in the Asia Pacific (FEIAP). She is the first female engineer in Asia to receive this award.

The 2019 World Engineering Conference & Convention will be hosted by Engineers Australia in Melbourne, Australia, and Dr. Kanga is leading on its early preparations.

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